Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Aug. 26, 2021

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How many novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases were announced today?

The Coronavirus Resource Center is continuously updated source where you can find the latest news on COVID-19. Data on vaccination comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Here’s the latest data, updated on Aug. 26:

Positive tests: 38,223,029

Patient deaths: 632,272


Total vaccine doses distributed: 430,118,615

Patients who've received the first dose: 202,500,853

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 171,773,370

% of population fully vaccinated: 51.7%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 98.8%